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Mircea Neacsu5-Dec-20 5:32
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But part of me wonders if it isn't because I'm getting old, and learning all these technologies feels more and more like a waste of what time I have left.


If you are wondering you probably are Big Grin | :-D .

This is one of my pet peeves: apart from whatever is taught in CS curriculum, we should have been taught to manage our careers like professional athletes. No professional tennis player expects to play in his forties. They move to coaching or live from whatever have accumulated. Same applies to programmers and specially to 10x ones: by the time you are 40 you start becoming a 5x, 3x,.. 0.1x Smile | :)

You still can do useful things and be gainfully employed but the fun is over.

Just my 0.02$
Mircea

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